MARCH SCIENCE & NATURE PROGRAM FOR
KINDERGARTNERS & FIRST GRADERS
Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center
BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center, located at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey has opened registration for KinderNats, an after school science and nature program for children age 5 to 7 enrolled in kindergarten and first grade.
KinderNats is an after school series that will take children outside to explore that natural world found at Lord Stirling Park. Each session will include a lesson, a hike, and fun activities that relate to seasonal changes throughout the year.
The sessions are scheduled for Mondays, March 3, 10, 17, and 24 with each session running from 4:15 P.M. to 5:15 P.M.
Fee is $24 per person for the 3-day session. Registrations and payment may be made on-line at www.somersetcountyparks.org, in-person at the Environmental Education Center, via mail, or by telephone (if using a credit card) at 908-766-2489. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center is located within Lord Stirling Park, in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards Township, and is nestled within 450 acres of the western portion of the Great Swamp Basin of the Passaic River. A swamp vivarium, and an environmentally based library are located within the Center itself.
Blue “BOBO (Buy One - Bring One) Fridays” bins now are located at the Environmental Education Center and Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge, as well as at the Somerset County Park Commission headquarters at North Branch Park in Bridgewater. The public is invited to drop off canned food or personal-care items for donation to Somerset County food banks.
Information on this event and other Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org